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Billy's Autism

Autistic blank gaze Graces the spaces of mind Rainbow's grace bestows Dark forest gives way to trees A smile colors blank spaces ................. Contest: Forest Lights Sponsor: Carolyn Devonshire

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  1. Date: 12/24/2012 8:19:00 PM
    John, Once again, we find ourselves trapped in the Holiday Season. And, hear I am stopping by to say Hi and to wish you a Merry Christmas once again sincerely from my heart. Loving each moment I found comforting here on the soup. Thank you for any comment or support you have offered now or in the past. Love always & forever ~ PD

  1. Date: 12/17/2012 7:24:00 AM
    Hello. It's important problem you write. Soon I teach so children.

  1. Date: 11/21/2012 8:55:00 PM
    John,, Stopping by to greet you and every other soup poet, with a special thank you comment, during this wonderful Thanksgiving season. Hope you do not mind the time I am taking to express my sincere appreciation for any support you have offered during the years, or time you have been here on the soup. I am deeply thankful and extend to you my best wishes for a happy and healthy Poetic Magical Thanksgiving Day. *Always & Forever, the Poet Destroyer; -*

  1. Date: 10/14/2012 2:26:00 PM
    Carol Eastman suggested I take a look at some of your work... I'm glad she did! Congratulations on your win! Cheers, Jack

  1. Date: 5/21/2012 10:06:00 PM
    Very interesting way to do this contest, john. Congratulations on your win.

  1. Date: 5/21/2012 7:34:00 AM
    Wonderful take on this theme. Congrats on your big win. BG

  1. Date: 5/21/2012 7:27:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Carolyn Devonshire's "Forest Lights" contest Moses. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/20/2012 3:37:00 PM
    a very interesting take on the "forest lights" theme and a well-deserved win! congrats!

  1. Date: 5/20/2012 9:47:00 AM
    You describe this complex condition so with such intimacy; wonder if you have dealt with anyone afflicted. My friend's daughter has it from an infected innoculation given in childhood. So sad.

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    Date: 10/3/2014 5:59:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Yes, I dealt wit it daily from 2007-2013 I drove a challenged school bus for Dover Ar. school district. Agape, Moses
  1. Date: 5/19/2012 7:05:00 PM
    Congrats on your well deserved win, John! It's wonderful and insightful. Blessings and love, Rhonda

  1. Date: 5/19/2012 5:06:00 PM
    You saw this challenge so differently and acutely. Congratulations on your win, John. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 5/19/2012 5:01:00 PM
    Hurray for your win John !!!! Well done. - oxox hugs Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 5/19/2012 3:48:00 PM
    Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 5/19/2012 3:41:00 PM
    congrats John, wow a brilliant winner here. harry

  1. Date: 5/19/2012 3:29:00 PM
    Good one that was destined to win..Enjoyed reading this afternoon..Congrats on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 5/19/2012 1:47:00 PM
    7777777777777777!!!!!! You know there once was a day that you wrote for so many contests..I always loved reading your unique angle on a vast array of topics...This is simply awesome!...My eldest child works with autistic children and often I join him with his patients for lunch or to go for a stroll at the park...God's heart has these kids right in the very middle! Congrats, Moses! Smmmoooooocheeeese! Gwendolen

  1. Date: 5/19/2012 12:24:00 PM
    John congrats on your win..David

  1. Date: 5/19/2012 10:47:00 AM
    Congratulations on yur wonderful poem receiving first place.

  1. Date: 5/19/2012 10:15:00 AM
    Alexa and I were stunned by the depth of meaning in this poem -- comparing the scene to the images a child with autism has. Bravo for a first-place win, John! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 5/16/2012 10:30:00 AM
    wow, a deep write that celebrates all kinds of people whatever their station in life is, moe... sublime!.. best winning huggs!..:)